Crowd shot at BottleRock Napa Valley 2019
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BottleRock Napa Valley 2020 Postponed To Fall Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
BottleRock Napa Valley, the North Californian music, wine, food and beer festival, has postponed its 2020 edition to the fall due to the growing coronavirus global pandemic. Originally scheduled for this spring (May 22-24), the event has been rescheduled for the weekend of Oct. 2-4.
In a statement shared on the festival's official social media accounts Wednesday (March 18), festival organizers announced the event postponement came "after careful consideration an in coordination with our local and state authorities."
"We made this decision with the safety and best interests of our fans, musicians, partners, employees, and community being paramount," the statement read. "We are committed to putting on the festival to not only share great music and the incredible Napa Valley hospitality, but because it's vitally important to the livelihood of all those who make BottleRock Napa Valley the festival it is."
The festival, which unveiled its 2020 lineup this past January, announced that all the original headliners and several other acts, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, Dave Matthews Band, Miley Cyrus, Khalid, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Zedd and more, are confirmed to remain for the rescheduled festival dates. Additional lineup updates and potential changes will be announced soon.
All tickets purchased for the original spring dates will be honored for the rescheduled fall dates. Festival organizers will be emailing further details regarding exchanges and returns "within the next few weeks," the statement reads.
BottleRock Napa Valley is the latest festival to be cancelled or postponed this year due to the global coronavirus pandemic. This month alone, Glastonbury, Bonnaroo, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Coachella and Stagecoach, Ultra Music Festival, SXSW, Lollapalooza Argentina, Something In The Water, Treefort Music Fest, Afro Nation Puerto Rico, Brussels' Listen! Festival, Record Store Day and several other major events and festivals around the world were called off or rescheduled due to the coronavirus.